New bus service to enhance public transport connections to Bristol Airport

A new bus service to south Bristol will commence from Sunday 28 October 2018, further enhancing public transport connections to Bristol Airport. Bristol, UK, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The new service is being introduced to coincide with the rerouting of the A1 Bristol Airport Flyer service to take advantage of new Metrobus infrastructure in… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport adds three new directors to its leadership team

Bristol Airport has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of three new directors. Bristol, UK, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Jason Clark has joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), bringing strong board level experience in finance positions, most recently as CFO for Condor Ferries, the main ferry operator between the UK, France and… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: August 2018, the busiest month in the Airport’s history

Nearly one million passengers passed through Bristol Airport’s terminal last month, making this August the busiest month in the Airport’s history. Bristol, UK, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The record total of 951,973* passengers took traffic during the summer to over 1.8 million – a 6.7 per cent increase on 2017. This growth continues… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Dave Lees as its new Chief Executive Officer

Bristol, UK, 2018-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dave Lees joins today (1st Aug 2018). Mr Lees formerly Managing Director of Southampton Airport, which during his time at the helm achieved record passenger numbers and high customer satisfaction scores. Before becoming Managing Director, Mr Lees served as Operations Director and… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces Children’s Hospice South West as charity partner again for 2018

Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) is delighted being Bristol Airport’s charity partner again for 2018. Each year Airport staff are asked to vote and support one charity and, for the fourth consecutive year, CHSW is the nominated charity of the year. Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Last year alone the partnership raised… Read the full press release

UK’s aerospace and aviation sectors sign up to The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter

50 companies in aerospace/aviation have signed up to the Charter. Members of the Charter include aerospace manufacturers, airlines, airports, trade bodies and others. Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter reflects the aspiration of the industry to see gender balance across all levels. The Charter: Commits organisations to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s new flights to Larnaca, Are Ostersund and Sofia

Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced three brand new routes from Bristol to Larnaca, Åre Östersund and Sofia which are on sale today. These form part of the 16 new routes easyJet has put on sale across the UK this morning, including the airline’s historic 1000th route. Flights… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s carbon management recognised with Level 2 accreditation

Bristol Airport’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint have been recognised with accreditation at the second of four levels in a global industry programme. Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Carbon Accreditation is an independent, voluntary programme which certifies airports at four different levels of accreditation covering all stages of carbon management… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport selected as Bath City’s Football Club shirt sponsor for season 2018-2019

Bristol, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the Bath City FC shirt sponsorship draw, in the TR Hayes Premier Lounge at Twerton Park on 16th May, Bath City Football Club are delighted to announce the winner of the draw was Bristol Airport. Nigel Scott, Business Development Director, Bristol Airport said: ‘We are delighted to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Thomas Cook Airlines’ increase in number of seats to over 400,000 for the summer 18 season

Thomas Cook Airlines will base an additional Airbus A320 aircraft at Bristol Airport from May 1, 2018 and increase its number of seats on sale from the airport to over 400,000 for the summer 18 season. Bristol, UK, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Taking the airline’s weekly flights from 28 to 39 for summer… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI UK’s summer 2019 programme

TUI UK’s first programme launch after last year’s re-brand reveals ambitious growth plans with two new routes and additional flights out of Bristol Airport for summer 2019. Two new routes to Marrakech and Halkidiki Additional flights added to popular destinations – Antalya, Kefalonia and Cancun plus an extra cruise flight to Naples BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Mar-28… Read the full press release

Airbus partners with Bristol Airport and fly2help for an unforgettable day for children and their families from the Rainbow Centre

On Saturday 24 March 2018, 18 children from the Rainbow Centre and their families were invited to Bristol Airport to experience an unforgettable aviation-themed Air Smiles day sponsored by Airbus. BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbus teamed up with Bristol Airport and leading UK aviation charity fly2help to put on a thrilling and… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s expanded Bristol – Paris Charles de Gaulle route

BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — bmi has announced it will be expanding the Paris CDG service from its Bristol hub, with increased frequencies starting from 14 May 2018. The airline currently flies twice daily between Bristol and Paris but, in response to demand from customers, will be adding a further flight three times… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport announces Jobs Fairs schedules

Following the success of similar events, Bristol Airport will be hosting a number of Jobs Fairs to showcase the range of job opportunities on offer. BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport will be teaming up with business partners based across its site at the two events – one in February and one… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s brand-new flight from to Gothenburg

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s brand-new flight from to Gothenburg   BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — bmi further developed its network from its Bristol hub today (22nd Jan 2018), as it launched its brand-new flight from Bristol to Gothenburg. Passengers at Bristol Airport travelling on board the first flight were treated to delicious… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI’s additional weekly flight to the Greek island of Kos and Turkish destination of Dalaman

BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI the UK’s largest holiday brand, has today announced it has added an additional weekly flight to the popular Greek island of Kos and Turkish destination of Dalaman for summer 2018 operating out of Bristol Airport. TUI adds thousands of seats for summer 2018 from Bristol Airport.  Holidaymakers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport starts construction of its multi-storey car park

New facility to be open for summer 2018 BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A £9.5 million car park development commenced at Bristol Airport this week (8 November).  Construction of a multi-storey car park – the first on the Airport site – is now underway and will create more than 1,000 spaces situated within… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s first ever flight from Bristol to Athens

Bristol, England, 2017-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched its first ever flight from Bristol to Athens. The new route to another European capital is part of Bristol’s ongoing expansion, including the first easyJet flight to Stockholm last Monday. The airline’s biggest base outside of London now flies to 65 destinations… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials self-service bag drop technology

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport earlier this week (Wednesday 12 July 2017), saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. Self-service bag drop puts passengers in control of their own hold baggage check in procedure, reducing processing time and queuing when compared to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials self-service bag drop technology

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport earlier this week (Wednesday 12 July 2017), saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. Self-service bag drop puts passengers in control of their own hold baggage check in procedure, reducing processing time and queuing when compared to the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport officially opens newly expanded immigration hall

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport’s newly expanded immigration hall, which includes 10 of the latest ePassport gates, was officially opened today (Thursday 22 June) by the Immigration Minister, Brandon Lewis. The 10 new ePassport gates, which provide an automated, fast and secure route through the border, replace the three first-generation… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Nigel Scott as Business Development Director

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Previously Sales and Marketing Director with cleaning technology company, Kärcher, and a former European Marketing Director for Dyson, Nigel brings a wealth of international business experience to the new role which will be instrumental in raising Bristol Airport’s profile as the major gateway for the South West of the UK. As… Read the full press release

Easyjet Marks Bristol Airport’s 60th Anniversary With “Spirit of Bristol” Airbus A319

London Luton, 2017-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has today unveiled an aircraft especially named to help celebrate Bristol Airport’s 60thanniversary. The Airbus A319 has been named Spirit of Bristol to mark the airport’s milestone. easyJet, Bristol’s largest airline, started operations out of Bristol in 2002 and today the airport is the airline’s largest UK… Read the full press release

New bus service to connect Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport

New service between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of a new look fleet of buses will commence a new service on Sunday 30 April 2017 connecting Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport. The new A3 AirportFlyer service will commence on Sunday 30th April having been successfully tendered and won by First… Read the full press release

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity at Bristol Airport

Thomson and First Choice increase capacity from Bristol Airport and introduce new routes to Funchal, Madeira and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Thomson and First Choice are today announcing increased capacity at Bristol Airport for anyone taking a holiday in summer 2018. This includes new routes to Funchal, Madeira… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport and KLM sponsor Bath round of The Tour Series 2017

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport and KLM have been announced as joint sponsors of The Tour Series 2017 when it comes to Bath on Saturday 20 May. Bath will host the first ever Saturday night stage of The Tour Series and the Matrix Fitness Women’s Grand Prix with a brand new… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport begins work on its £2.3 million project to enlarge and enhance the immigration hall

BRISTOL, Enland, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Latest improvements will enhance arrivals experience for passengers Work will begin on Monday 16th January on a £2.3 million project to enlarge and enhance the immigration hall at Bristol Airport.   On completion in April, it will take the number of passport control points from the current ten to a… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Children’s Hospice South West as its charity partner for the third year running

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year running, Children’s Hospice South West has been named Bristol Airport’s charity partner following a vote by Airport staff. More than 20,000 raised for local charity in 2016. During 2016, staff and passengers raised more than £20,000 for the North Somerset based charity, with initiatives… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport records 11.3% increase YoY in 2016 passenger numbers

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 7.5 million passengers used Bristol Airport last year, surpassing the total for 2015 by over three quarters of a million passengers*. The record annual number represents an 11.3 per cent increase year on year, and a seventh consecutive year of growth for England’s third largest regional… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport opens new Changing Places facility to meet needs of all customers with disability

BRISTOL, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Changing Places facility was recently opened in the landside area of the main terminal at Bristol Airport by Andy Wright, Managing Director of Accessible Travel, specialists in providing holidays for the less mobile. Standard accessible toilets are unable to meet the needs of all travelling customers… Read the full press release